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  1. Folk royalty herald the start of ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | This is Wiltshire

    ... name is derived from the Christmas Carol, Good King Wenceslas. The musicians are founder David Hughes, Fairport Convention's Chris Leslie and the 2009 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Best Duo, Chris While and Julie Matthews. The folk royalty will be mixing ...

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  2. Folk royalty herald the start of ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | This is Wiltshire

    ... name is derived from the Christmas Carol, Good King Wenceslas. The musicians are founder David Hughes, Fairport Convention's Chris Leslie and the 2009 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Best Duo, Chris While and Julie Matthews. The folk royalty will be mixing ...

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  3. Christmas shopping ideas for the music lovers in your lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Chronicle Live

    ... 16th studio album. And she's still only 14 or something. Enjoy an evening of musical celebration with Fairport Convention at this golden anniversary concert. Credited with originating British folk-rock, Fairport first took to the stage in 1967's ...

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  4. British Music HumorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    ... there, typing away, not buying anything. I had to take desperate measures, so I put on Liege & Lief by Fairport Convention, the one band it is not possible to like in an ironic way. "There is nothing remotely cool about Fairport and their sincere ...

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  5. The Dylan Project take on Bob's Blonde on Blonde at Clitheroe GrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Lancashire Telegraph

    HE'S probably best known for being part of folk rock legends Fairport Convention but bassist Dave Pegg has a love for the music of Bob Dylan. And with fellow Dylan devotees he's part of a veritable supergroup heading to Clitheroe Grand next weekend to celebrate the great man's music.

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  6. Vocal High singing at Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre last weekendRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2016 | Worcester News

    Vocal High, a choir attracting singers from around Pershore and Worcester has so far performed five times this year and are led by vocal coach Paula Evans and pianist-composer Chris Long. The choir sings a diverse repertoire ranging from music by David Bowie, Stevie Wonder and The Who, to music by folk-rockers Fairport Convention, via sea shanties, medieval music and lively African songs.

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  7. Folk heroes Fairport Convention will be coming to BromsgroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Evesham Journal

    ICONIC folk group Fairport Convention will celebrate their golden anniversary in 2017 and will be coming to Bromsgrove as part of UK tour. The folk-rock heroes will be marking 50 years of performances with an extensive series of dates and the release of '50:[email protected]' which features new original songs and live recordings of various fan favourites.

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  8. PREMIERE: At home with alt-folk mystics Shadow Band in the "Moonshine" videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... sonic reference points are similar, as well - a reverence of late 60s English folk revival artists like Fairport Convention, Pentangle, Trees, Steeleye Span and more, with a touch of psychedelic mysticism. "Bands from [that era] have been really ...

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  9. Leonard Cohen's impact: From the '60s to indie rockers and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Salon

    ... centuries-old British ballads and Celtic reels, heard "Suzanne" and the crystalline "Bird on a Wire": Fairport Convention's electrified covers of these songs may have been the first in the U.K., where he would eventually become revered. "In ...

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  10. Pete Brown brings the Newgrass Cutters to ChichesterRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2016 | Hayling Today

    ... that might like it and might give us a bit of credence if they liked it. I sent it to Dave Pegg of Fairport Convention. He loved it so much that he said 'I would love them to play at Cropredy!' We played the main stage there last year. Last year we ...

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  11. LosingRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2016 | Entropical Paradise

    ... his soul for a woman named " Suzanne ." That was Leonard's soul he war baring. Or maybe you thought Fairport Convention penned a little song about a " Bird On A Wire ." Nope. That was Leonard, too. And for those of you still laboring under the ...

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  12. Ashley Hutchings - Kings Place, LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | Music-News.com

    ... to the World, and from there Hutching's recounts his career with accounts of writing sleeve notes for Fairport Convention re-releases, reading some out. Wearing a cap and scarf Hutchings has a vaguely Andy Cappish appearance but his manner is the ...

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  13. In The News / MusicLeonard Cohen DiesThe Canadian singer-songwriter...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Encyclopaedia Britannica

    ... to Nick Cave offered interpretations of "Suzanne," while "Bird on the Wire" was famously covered by Fairport Convention. Jeff Buckley 's version of "Hallelujah" remains perhaps the best known of Cohen's compositions. Cohen contemplated the carnal ...

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  14. Saints come marching in for hospice fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Bury Times

    FOUR of the country's leading folk artists are to perform a special fund-raising concert in aid of Bury Hospice. St Agnes Fountain featuring David Hughes, Chris Leslie from Fairport Convention, Julie Matthews and Chris While will be bringing their annual Christmas tour to Bury Parish Church on Monday, December 5. The show will feature 'rhythmed-up' carols and Christmas music, interspersed with laughter and spoken word.

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  15. Salute to Bob Dylan with the welcome return of The Dylan Project at Folk at the FoxloweRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Your Leek Paper

    ... are all virtuoso musicians in their own right: the rhythm section of Dave Pegg and Gerry Conway are from Fairport Convention, guitarist PJ Wright from folk-rock luminaries Fotheringay and keyboard wizard Phil Bond. Folk at the Foxlowe will be ...

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  16. Mulholland gather musicians for York charity gig for Accessible Arts on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | York Press

    ... her second album, What If, released by Trapeze Music. Keyboards player Oliver Wakeman (Rick's son) and Fairport Convention violinist Ric Sanders play on the record too. Mulholland's alt-country and folk songs fuse the sounds of the city and the ...

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  17. Folk singera s solo gigRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2016 | Henley Standard

    FAIRPORT Convention's Chris Leslie is playing a "very rare" solo show at Nettlebed Village Club at 8pm on Monday. Folk club organiser Mike Sanderson said: "Chris has spent his life playing violin, mandolin and singing.

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  18. How Shirley Collins Got Her Voice BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | National Public Radio

    ... to the Decemberists' Colin Meloy to storied record producer Joe Boyd . Boyd has worked with artists like Fairport Convention , Nick Drake and Pink Floyd , and he also produced Collins' 1968 album The Power of the True Love Knot . Boyd says Collins' ...

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  19. St Agnes FountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | This Is Scunthorpe

    ... just released their new album "Who We Are" to critical acclaim; Chris Leslie performs worldwide with Fairport Convention as well as occasional solo appearances; and David Hughes (with a Q magazine album of the year to his name) has just released a ...

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  20. The Acoustic Artistry of Wilco's Jeff TweedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Guitar World

    ... slight departure from Wilco's previous experimental outings, with some songs influenced by the Byrds and Fairport Convention, like "Please Be Patient with Me," its folky fingerpicking (capo 3) approximated in FIGURE 3 . During the two-year tour for ...

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